Definition of CBT noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌsiː biː ˈtiː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsiː biː ˈtiː//
(also cognitive behavioural therapy
BrE BrE//ˌkɒɡnətɪv bɪˌheɪvjərəl ˈθerəpi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːɡnətɪv bɪˌheɪvjərəl ˈθerəpi//
, cognitive therapy
BrE BrE//ˌkɒɡnətɪv ˈθerəpi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːɡnətɪv ˈθerəpi//
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a type of psychotherapy in which you are encouraged to change the way you think about yourself and the world
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: CBT